#LTfirefighters are happy to report that the fire was contained to the property of origin.
While this pile will likely smolder for some time, the main body of fire is well under control....
Operations will continue on scene for a short while longer, after which firefighters who have been battling the blaze will be tasked with picking up, clearing, and loading over 2000 feet of hose.
Fun fact. Each 100’ section of 5” hose weighs just over 110lbs...
No further updates
#LTfirefighters deployed 3 firefighters last week with a fire truck specifically designed for wildland/off road firefighting to the Texas Panhandle and West Texas.
They have been working with a force of over 4000 firefighters, coordinated by the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS). This is the same system that organized #LTfirefighters during the response to Hurricane Harvey. Together these 4000 firefighters are supported by an additional 1000 civilian responder...s battling wildfires that have burned over 25,000 acres.
Just one more way your Lake Travis Fire Fighters proudly represent our community and answer the call of the Great State of Texas.
We are your #LTfirefighters.
You (or Texas) call. We’re there.